Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Sri Lanka Woodpigeon (Columba torringtoni) - HBW 4, p. 120

French: Pigeon de Ceylan German: Ceylontaube Spanish: Paloma de Ceilán
Other common names: Ceylon Woodpigeon

Taxonomy: Palumbus Torringtoni Bonaparte, 1854, Sri Lanka.
Forms a superspecies with C. pulchricollis and C. elphinstonii. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sri Lanka, occurring mainly in the hill country of the interior.

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